About Us

Meet the Team

Chris Sharrow

Saranac Lake
Store Manager

Chris has been with Taylor Rental Saranac Lake since 2018. His previous employment in retail and landscaping prepared him to excel in this role. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and child.

Joe Akey

Plattsburgh
Store Manager

Joe has been with Taylor Rental from the beginning and has been an integral part of our growth. In his spare time, Joe enjoys golfing, lifting, working on classic cars, and spending time with friends. Joe does not like having his photo taken, but you can find him at the rental counter!

Nick Wells

Plattsburgh
Parts & Service Manager

Nick came to Taylor Rental over 5 years ago and has been a key member of the company's parts and service department growth. Nick's knowledge, skills, and excellent customer service make him excel in this position.

Chace Riley

Saranac Lake
Parts & Service Manager

Chace Riley is a dedicated member of the Taylor Rental team, having started working at the company during his junior year of high school in 2016. Over the years, Chace has built strong relationships with customers who have become like family to him, always eager to assist them with their equipment needs. Outside of work, Chace enjoys spending time outdoors, whether it's on his boat, exploring nature trails, or simply enjoying the fresh air with his beloved dog Nancy and partner Mimi. Chace's passion for customer service and love for the outdoors make him a valued and well-rounded member of the Taylor Rental family.

Robin Givens

Plattsburgh
Service Advisor

Robin Givens is a dedicated employee at Taylor Rental Plattsburgh, bringing a wealth of experience to the team. One of the best parts of his job is coordinating with the service shop and rental department to ensure the smooth operation of the equipment fleet. Outside of work, Robin enjoys spending time on his farm with his wife, where they both share a love for hunting and fishing. In addition to his work and hobbies, Robin also serves as a Saranac Volunteer Firefighter, demonstrating his commitment to helping and serving his community in various capacities. Robin's diverse interests and dedication make him a valuable asset to the Taylor Rental team and the community as a whole.

Wendy Stevens

Plattsburgh
Parts & Service Advisor

Wendy has been with Taylor Rental since 2023 and has a background in parts & service. Wendy loves that she is always learning in her position. In her spare time, her passion is her farm and family. She enjoys being with her horses, goats, and dogs and loves teaching her kids to ride and attend horse competitions.

Jenn Hayes

Plattsburgh
Accounts Receivable and Marketing Support

Jenn has been with the Taylor Rental team since 2009. She has been an integral part of the accounting department as well as the marketing department. Her favorite part of her job is working with new businesses and solving problems for customers and staff. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends.

Steve Stillwell

Plattsburgh
Outside Industrial Sales

Steve can be found traveling all over the North Country delivering industrial supplies to local businesses, farms, and municipalities.

Cody Tavernia

Plattsburgh
Outside Industrial Sales

Cody Tavernia is a dedicated industrial road sales person for Taylor Rental, with a passion for working with people and helping them find the perfect equipment for their needs. When he's not on the job, Cody spends his spare time with his kids, coaching baseball and football teams in his community. His son is a talented hockey player, while his daughter excels in dance and pageants. Cody's commitment to his family and community shines through in everything he does, making him a valued member of the Taylor Rental team.

Connor Guay

Plattsburgh
Rental Counter

Connor is a North Country native who has worked for us since 2021. Connor bounces between the rental department and the parts & service department and is up for any challenge. In his spare time, Connor enjoys hunting, fishing, and 4-wheeling.

Steve Bailey

Plattsburgh
Rental Counter

Steve started his career with Taylor Rental in our shipping & receiving department. He currently works full-time as a rental associate and Milwaukee Tool specialist. Steve is an expert in helping customers find the right Milwaukee Tool for the job. He also is certified to arrange for warranty work to be done. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing, landscaping, and spending time with family and friends.

Jacob Rock

Plattsburgh
Rental Counter

Jacob started with our sister location, Outdoor Living, in 2018. Jacob loves being able to help the local community with their rental and sales needs. Jacob can fill in other departments when needed, making him an asset at Taylor Rental. Jacob loves cooking on the grill and working in his woodshop. You can often see Jacob manning the grill at company events! 

Claire Fletcher

Saranac Lake
Rental Counter

Claire is the newest member of the Saranac Lake team. Claire previously worked in the construction and cosmetology field. She is a fast learner and has been as asset to the team!

Willie Venne

Taylor Rental Plattsburgh
Service Manager

Bio coming soon.

John Chase

Plattsburgh
Parts & Service Advisor

John started with Taylor Rental in 2024. His experience in roofing and general contracting gave him excellent experience to excel in our parts & service department. In his spare time, John loves spending time outdoors with his friends, family & animals. John's positive attitude makes him a perfect fit for Taylor Rental & Industrial Sales.

Crystal Potts

Plattsburgh
Rental Counter

Crystal is a rental industry veteran who joined the Taylor Rental team in 2024. Crystal loves being able to help the customer get the items they need to complete the job/task they are trying to accomplish. If a customer wants something we don't have, she will try to find it! In her spare time, she is a volunteer firefighter and enjoys spending time with her family & friends. Fun fact: Crystal loves to clean! 

Shaun Tripi

Plattsburgh
Fleet Manager / Dispatcher

Shaun started with us part-time in 2014 and has been recently promoted to Fleet Manager/Dispatcher. Among many other duties, Shaun oversees our fleet of trucks and drivers to make sure your items are delivered on schedule. He often drives our float in local parades and was awarded 1st place in the Cadyville parade in 2023. In his spare time, Shaun likes to spend time with his family camping.

Angie Nephew

Plattsburgh
Boots & Clothing Manager

Angie has worked in the clothing and footwear industry for over 15 years. She loves working with customers purchasing the perfect apparel and footwear for their needs. In her spare time, she enjoys working in kiln formed glass. Angie is dedicated to her art, spending time at prestigious workshops and working at a Saranac Lake gallery where she sells her work.